Calendar 2018/2019

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Our 2018/2019 Programme

We’re delighted to introduce you to our 2018/2019 Programme of art lectures, travel and social activities.

We’ve a culture packed calendar including: The Modern: Street Art, Scandinavian design and crafts movement;  The Classics: Lectures covering Velázquez, Holbert and Rubens and more; The Ancient: Petra the Caravan City of the Ancient Arabs. Artefacts in The Ifergan Collection, the Roman ruins of Baelo Claudia, Cádiz, Rock Art from Sulawesi to Spain, and memories of Al-Andalus. We’ve included Cultures’ Protagonists: Lawrence of Arabia, Dickens, Wilde. There’s a Conundrum: What really happened on Easter Island? Join us to hear about The Controversial: Hard Drink and Harlots, Art that Shocked and Scandalised, and The Story of the Nude in Art. This year our Travel and Day Trips include Mallorca, the Pearl of the Mediterranean, a trip to Málaga’s Glass Museum, Cádiz, and a visit to the studio of artist Jose Maria Córdoba. Socially we’re Celebrating our 30th Anniversary. Make sure you join us this season for a exhilarating, cultural journey that’s sociable, friendly and sure to inspire you.

September 2018

AGM

Tuesday 25 September at 11:30
Hotel Tamisa Golf, Mijas
Annual General Meeting

October 2018

LECTURE
Mon 15 October 2018 at 16:30
(Please note this is the third Monday of the month)
Hidden Canvasses: Street Art and the City
Lecturer: Doug Gillen
Patron: De Cotta Law

TRAVEL/EXCURSION
Thu 25 October 2018
Málaga: Street Art Trail & Ifergan Collection

TRAVEL/EXCURSION
Sat 27 October 2018
Visit to studio of artist Jose Maria Córdoba

November 2018

LECTURE
Mon 12 November 2018 at 16:30
Velázques and the Golden Age of Spanish Painting
Lecturer: Sian Walters
Patron: Villas in Mijas

EXTRA LECTURE
Tue 13 November 2018 at 10:30
From the Depths of the Past: Rock Art from Sulawesi to Spain
Lecturer: Drs Helen Sijsling

EVENT
Sat 24 November 2018 at 19:30
30TH ANNIVERSARY DINNER

LECTURE
Mon 26 November 2018 at 16:30
Dickens: The Man and his Life through his characters
Lecturer: Bertie Pearce
Patron: Currencies Direct

December 2018

LECTURE
Mon 10 December 2018 at 16:30
Memories of Al-Andalus: Art, Power and Passion
Lecturer: Anne Haworth
Patron: Blevins Franks

EVENT
Tue 11 December 2018
International Christmas Afternoon

January 2019

LECTURE
Mon 14 January 2019 at 16:30
Scandi-Modern: Scandinavian Design 1860 -1960
Lecturer: Anne anderson
Patron: Unioptica

EXTRA LECTURE
Tue 15 January 2019 at 10:30
Oscar Wilde. Life as Art – A Biographical Lecture
Lecturer: Anne Anderson

TRAVEL/EXCURSION
Thu 17 January 2019
Málaga Glass Museum

February 2019

EVENT & MEMBERS’ FORUM
Thu 7 February 2019
Members’ Forum & Member’s Talk
Lecturer: TBC

LECTURE
Mon 11 February 2019 at 16:30
Lawrence of Arabia: Tortured Hero of Troubled Times
Lecturer: Dr Neil Faulkner
Patron: Lola Heinen

EXTRA LECTURE
Tue 12 February 2019 at 10:30
Petra. Caravan City of the Ancient Arabs
Lecturer: Dr Neil Faulkner

TRAVEL
19 to 20 February 2019
Cádiz & Baelo Claudia
Overnight trip

March 2019

LECTURE
Mon 11 March 2019 at 16:30
The Night Before the Morning After: Hard Drink and Harlots in Art
Lecturer: John Iddon
Patron: Blevins Franks

EXTRA LECTURE
Tue 12 March 2019 at 10:30
Controversial Art: Art that shocked and scandalised!
Lecturer: John Iddon

April 2019

TRAVEL
Mon 1 April to Sat 6 April 2019
Mallorca: the Pearl of the Mediterranean

LECTURE
Mon 8 April 2019 at 16:30
(Please note this is the third Monday of the month)
What really happened on Easter Island
Lecturer: Paul Bahn
Patron: Palomino Properties

 

May 2019

LECTURE
Mon 13 May 2019 at 16:30
Foreigners in London 1520 – 1877:  The Artists who changed the course of British Art
Lecturer: Leslie Primo
Patron: Avalon Europe

EXTRA LECTURE
Tue 14 May 2019 at 10:30
Gender and the Body – kept behind Curtains.  The Story of the Nude
Lecturer: Leslie Primo

EVENT
Venue and Time TBC
End of Season Lunch